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're headed for more trouble. >>> and breaking her silence. beyonce shows up in new orleans, and in the process delivers what one reporter called the first in your face moment of the super bowl. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening. the people at the brady campaign to prevent gun violence, the people who also compile the numbers, tell us that so far today, 203 people have been shot in this country. that's just today, and just as of 6:00 p.m. eastern time. among the shootings, kauffman, texas, an assistant district attorney gunned down and killed outside the courthouse where he worked. lincoln, nebraska. a man shot while in his apartment building after two armed men burst in. atlanta, georgia. a 14-year-old student shot in the head at price middle school this afternoon, one person in police custody. and then, of course, there's the city of chicago. more people killed there last year than american troops killed in afghanistan. more than 40 gun murders so far just this year,
on the ground floor. >>> and later, beyonce unleashes a stunner, even before the super bowl gets under way and sends a very distinct message to her critics. ♪ >>> we are back now as promised with what could be the key to higher education and perhaps even brilliance for a lot of folks who don't necessarily have the time or money for college. say nothing of an ivy league school. online learning is hardly new. it's been around for a long time. but open access to classes at some of this nation's most prestigious institutions is new. and people of all kinds and all ages are signing on. our report from our chief education correspondent, rehema ellis. >> reporter: the college classroom is changing. courses from some of the world's most elite universities are now available to anyone for free. at a furious pace, schools are participating with start-up companies like coursera to deliver online courses. or m.o.o.k.s. >> much faster than any of us were expecting. we reached our first 1 million users faster than facebook. >> reporter: physics, poetry, astronomy, even guitar, all just a click away. un
! >> reporter: the blackout came minutes after beyonce's high-wattage halftime show. but the nfl says that production ran on its own generator. >> i know it's been out there to say that beyonce's halftime show had something to do with it. that is not the case from anything we have at this point. >> reporter: so how did it happen? stadium officials say a substation detected an abnormality and automatically cut power. but they know little beyond that. >> because of the blackout, because the game pressed into prime time, people checked to see if the game was over and it wasn't, and it was a close one, so they stayed and watched. >> reporter: the outage lit up social media. at one point, 4,000 tweets a second. 108 million viewers, making it the third-most watched program ever. as the super bowl signs came down today, the big easy has its sight set on hosting again in 2018. >> it will end up being something funny, it will end up being something we remember. but as far as a black mark to keep people from this kind of convenience in this weather? >> reporter: for its part, the nfl says what
with everybody gearing up for the parties, the food, beyonce at halftime, the ads, the unsanctioned wagering, the dueling brothers back story. and at some point, the actual game. nbc's janet shamlian reports tonight from new orleans. ♪ >> reporter: new orleans has always known how to throw a party. but it's never been more ready than on this weekend. >> good hospitality, good food. it's awesome. >> reporter: primed for its close-up, and polished as bright as the sparkle on these championship rings. >> in is a coming out for new orleans. i mean, we are sending the message that we can recover from anything. >> reporter: this is the tenth super bowl in the big easy. but the first since katrina more than seven years ago when the super dome was the site of so much suffering. it stands today a monument to resilience. >> it's been a great story of the recovery with a lot of help from the whole nation. >> reporter: football great archie manning, often called the first citizen of the city. >> we are proud. and people here that have kind of stuck this thing out -- >> reporter: there are still linger
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